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James Hannigan, 82, Of Danbury

James Hannigan
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DANBURY, Conn. - James Hannigan of Danbury died Wednesday, Jan. 29. He was 82.

Hannigan was born Jan. 29, 1932, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of James and Frances Hannigan. He graduated from St. Agnes High School and attended Brooklyn College with a concentration in business. He served as a second lieutenant in the Army National Guard. He was an accountant with major companies such as Eastern Airlines and Stolt Nielsen.

Hannigan is survived by his wife, Helen; sons, James Hannigan (Cheryl) of Southbury, Michael E. Hannigan Sr. of Danbury and Robert Hannigan (Lori) of Danbury; daughter, Betty Wendel and her fiancé, Jack Duva, of Huntington Beach, Calif.; and 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents.

Calling hours are Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home , 57 Main St., Danbury. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery.

Contributions in Hannigan’s memory may be made to Praxair Cancer Center , 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury, CT 06810.

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